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August Partisan Primary Results – 8/11/2020

**Note: Numbers and results will be updated. Please check back for the latest information.  


Republican state representative Joan Ballweg
will challenge Democrat Joni Anderson for the 14th district State
Senate seat this fall. With 100-percent of precincts reporting, Ballweg had 69 percent of the vote, with her challenger Ken Van Dyke receiving 31 percent. Anderson ran unopposed in Tuesday’s election. Both Ballweg and
Anderson are running to replace longtime state Senator Luther Olsen, who
announced in February he would not seek re-election.

 

A four-person Republican primary in the 41st
Assembly District Tuesday saw Alex Dallman defeat Gary Will, Luke Dretske and
Chuck Harsh. Will received the most votes of the four candidates in Fond du Lac
County, getting 497 votes to Dallman’s 436. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Dallman had 49 percent to Will’s 20 percent, Dretske was third with 16 percent. Dallman will go on to face democratic candidate Nate Zimdars and independent
candidate Jean Bartz in the November general election.

 

A number of other local candidates ran unopposed in Tuesday’s
election.


In the 18th State Senate District both incumbent
Republican senator Dan Feyen of Fond du Lac and his challenger, democrat Aaron
Wojciechowski ran unopposed and will be on the November ballot.


In the 52nd State Assembly District, both
incumbent Republican representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt and his challenger,
democrat Julie Schroeder ran unopposed and will be on the November ballot.


In the 53rd State Assembly District, incumbent
Republican representative Michael Schraa ran unopposed in his primary Tuesday.
There is no democratic challenger for the November election.


In the 59th State Assembly District, incumbent
Republican representative Timothy Ramthun ran unopposed in Tuesday’s primary.
There is no democratic challenger for the November election.


In the 42nd State Assembly District, incumbent
Republican Jon Plumer ran unopposed in Tuesday’s primary and will face democratic
challenger Melissa Arndt in the November election. Arndt also ran unopposed in
Tuesday’s primary.